ContributorKyokai (pre-822), Zen'e (1236), Adi Meyerhofer (2011)
Scan of a photographic facsimile of a 13th century manuscript, which was rediscovered in 1882 by Kimura Masakoto (木村正辞). Containing the third volume of a collection of Japanese buddhist legends. The original was compiled before 822 CE, by Kyokai (or Keikai) a monk of the Yakushi-ji in Nara (Japan).
This manuscript is commonly known as the "Nihon Ryoiki Maeda-bon."
Full title CJK: 日本國現報善悪靈異記 卷下 原本侯爵前田家藏
(Ryoiki is sometimes read as "Reiiki")
Includes a 16 p. explanatory booklet of a facsim. reproduction of a manuscript written by Zenkei (Zen'e) in 1236. (Publ.: Meguro-machi (Tōkyō-fu) 1931, Ikutoku Zaidan (育德財團), 1931; Ser.: Sonkeikaku sōkan)
The main format for reading is the accompanying "NihonRyoiki_Maeda-bon_notes.pdf", showing high resolution scans. Beware that the "NihonRyoiki_Maeda-bon_notes.djvu" file is highly compressed. The text file is provided for internet search purposes only.
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